Viewing SnapManager Suite storage controller license installation status using the SnapCenter GUI

You can use the SnapCenter GUI to view whether a SnapManager Suite license is installed on a FAS or All Flash FAS platform, and to identify which storage systems might require SnapManager Suite licenses.

About this task

SnapManager Suite licenses apply only to FAS and All Flash FAS SVMs on primary storage systems.

Steps

  1. In the left navigation pane, click Storage Systems.
  2. In the Storage Connections list, locate the Controller License column.
    The Controller License column displays the following statuses:

    Indicates that a SnapManager Suite license is installed on a FAS or All Flash FAS primary storage system.

    Indicates that a SnapManager Suite license is not installed on a FAS or All Flash FAS primary storage system.

    Not applicable

    Indicates that a SnapManager Suite license is not applicable for this controller. This message is displayed for the following storage:

    • Cloud ONTAP
    • ONTAP Select
    • Secondary storage